sulfanilamide(redirected from Sulfanilamides)
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a potent antibacterial compound. Although replaced as a systemic agent by more effective and less toxic derivatives, and by antibiotics; it is still used vaginally in the treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
The first sulfonamide used for its chemotherapeutic effect in infections.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A white, odorless crystalline sulfonamide, C6H8N2SO2, used in the treatment of various bacterial infections.
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